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Isaac Newton Quotes: All knowledge and understanding of the Universe was no more than playing with stones and shells on the seashore of the vast imponderable ocean of truth.
         

All knowledge and understanding of the Universe was no more than playing with stones and shells on the seashore of the vast imponderable ocean of truth.


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Atheism is so senseless. When I look at the solar system, I see the earth at the right distance from the sun to receive the proper amounts of heat and light. This did not happen by chance.

Atheism is so senseless. When I look at the solar system, I see the earth at the right distance from the sun to receive the proper amounts of heat and light. This did not happen by chance.



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If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.



Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation

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In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God's existence.

In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God's existence.



Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.

Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.



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Every action has an equal and opposite reaction



All my discoveries have been made in answer to prayer.

All my discoveries have been made in answer to prayer.



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